Heads up: Tattooed Brides in England
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Finding the perfect Father Daughter Dance Song can be a difficult task. So many overdone “classics” you’d rather never hear. Too many cheesy father daughter dance songs that make you gag a little. The moment when your father dances with you on your wedding day should be special but you don’t have to choose a song that has been done to death. Growing up are there any songs that stand out in your mind? Something your dad played in the station wagon/van/SUV on the way to a special place. I can’t remember any either. So here is my list of Alternative to the normal Father Daughter Dance songs.
So here is my top 20 alternative father daughter dance songs:
What are your favorite father daughter dance songs?
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So in the world of weirder events. I was video blogged about in Russia. Honestly I have no idea what this dude is saying but friends who can translate said it’s all good. Take time to watch the Russian tattooed bride video.
Tattooed Bride & Tattooed Groom Marren & Nick’s wedding on a photo slideshow for your enjoyment.
Be sure to ask about our Tattooed Bride discount! According to Rock n Roll bride, we’re the “Original Tattooed Bride Photographers“
Tattooed brides be sure to check out our latest wedding video.
So there is a little digital socery in this Tattooed Bride I Love New York Video. It’s fun though.
Fearless Photographers released their latest collection of amazing wedding pictures from the world’s best wedding photographers. 1,800 of the world’s boldest wedding photographers are associated in this group. We are honored to receive our first award after just joining in the summer of 2012. Congratulations to all the winners! View all of the winning images.
Two camera’s this year caught my eye for doing something no other cameras have done in their price range before. I thought them both deserving of my camera of the year award. Many people ask me for recommendations for cameras and if you are in the market, you’ll won’t be disappointed in either.
Sony RX100 20MP (approx $650)
The Sony packs a serious punch. When it was released The New York Times named it “The Best Pocket Camera Ever Made”. The problem with most pocket size cameras is not their “megapixels” but their sensor size. Sensor size is muuuuuucccchhh more important than megapixels. Professional cameras have big sensors and pocket cameras have small meaning you get crappy photos. The Sony packed a pro size sensor, professional quality lens, fast autofocus (you’ll catch your kids in focus now) and a whole ton of features that professionals love. But anyone can use this camera!
Nikon D600 24.3 MP (approx $2000)
The Nikon ended up being a purchase for our business this year and I love this camera. It was the lowest price Full Sensor (see a theme here about sensor size) on the market when it came out. The image quality out of the sensor is unbelievable. I can’t recommend this camera enough. It’s quick to autofocus (not as quick as a D3s or D4 though.) 24 megapixels allows for more cropping of images after the photo is taken. Dual slots allow me to backup photos to a 2nd card which provides extra peace of mind. The video quality and ability to plug in a mic, blew me away as well. I reviewed this camera extensively on Amazon.
I love the Nikon D3200 for photos and video also. It is a great first DSLR to own. Read my review at Amazon for more details.
Talking to new wedding photographers can be scary. I see them making the same mistakes I made. Charging to little (to make a profit). Not getting help when they need it. Not outsourcing when they really should and trying to do it all. After reading The Four Hour Work Week , The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It & StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution . I have come to the conclusion that Successful Photographer Entrepreneurs do a few things. The most important of those things is letting go of certain tasks to focus on jobs only you can do.
It is my hope that you’ll get something out of the graphic above.
Remember, if you aren’t charging enough for someone else to do a part of your job, you AREN’T charging enough for you to do that part of your business.
“Jesse Blum is one of the amazing Celebrants we recommend. She is also featured on Offbeat Bride and coincidentally we had asked her to write us an article a few weeks ago. Her ceremony of Jennifer & Jack blew me away. I had never quite heard anything like it. I highly recommend her!” – Mike Allebach (hey that’s me)
Choosing the person who is going to marry you is hard. You want someone who “gets” you, who can share a little bit of your relationship and your love with all of your guests. That’s what I do. Often times, after weddings, guests come up to me or the couple, and they think that I must have known them for years, or that the couple themselves wrote the ceremony. By capturing the details of the everyday, the relationship, and the love that my couples share, I create unique wedding ceremonies that really speak to who they are, and, more importantly, what their marriage will be like. Because, in the end, that’s why we’re all here, right? Because two people loved each other enough that they want to stand up in front of their family and friends and make promises and vows and be with one another for the rest of their lives.
A lot of time, with wedding planning, we get bogged down in details – what color our shoes or nail polish should be, what the flowers will look like, where Aunt Julie is going to sit at the reception. By taking some time to concentrate on the ceremony, and make it into a special and personal moment, instead of just using a standard script or readings, you can share a little bit of your lives and relationship with your guests through the ceremony, enabling them to really “feel your love” and commitment to each other.
One of my favorite elements is to create a custom ritual for my couples, one that is really tailored to them. You may have heard of the more standard wine ceremony – maybe they can share a glass of wine that was purchased at the vineyard they were engaged at. Or go a little more than that – what other beverages do they like to share? I had a couple who did a cider sharing ceremony, cider they had brewed themselves for the wedding! Or what about a twist on the sand ceremony, where colored sand is poured into a vessel to represent their coming together – what about a tasty twist, like salt and pepper or colored candies? Or a family twist, like sand from the beaches they went to as kids?
And then, of course, there is the personal story. I like to find fun stories that capture a couple’s relationship – oftentimes, these are their engagement or first date or first kiss, but I had a couple where we instead shared the story of them going to see a space shuttle launch. It was unusual, but really showed their perseverance, their love, and their passion.
There is so much that a Celebrant can do with a wedding – so many directions to go in, so many ways to personalize it and make it fun. Because, in the end, we want to have fun – this is a wedding, after all!
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Jesse Blum is committed to creating personal and unique ceremonies!
Your wedding ceremony is the key element and centerpiece of your whole wedding celebration, and I work closely with my couples to create a ceremony that truly reflects who you and your partner are, and your love and commitment for each other. All traditions, religions, backgrounds, and life choices are honored and accepted. Together, we will create your ideal ceremony – and I promise it will be touching, funny, and a special moment that you, your family and friends will remember forever.
As a wedding officiant and certified Life-Cycle Celebrant®, I am passionate about creating original and beautiful ceremonies.
Maybe your were at a wedding recently and saw a photographer at work or picked up a new camera and are having fun. I put this helpful graphic together to guide you in your new career choice. This is a must see for aspiring wedding photographers ;).
So you are looking for Philadelphia’s Best Wedding Photo locations. We explore some of Philly’s hidden gems in this video with Erin Proud of Proud to Plan.
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Q: What is the average cost for flowers for wedding?
A: According to The Wedding Report the amount for the Philadelphia / Montgomery County, Pa area is $2,363. Remember 50-100% higher for in demand florists and these are only averages. As always you usually get what you pay for with florists.
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Question: What is the average cost of a Philadelphia Wedding?
Answer: The average cost of a Philadelphia wedding is: $37,014 according to a survey by theWeddingChannel.
The average cost of a wedding in Montgomery County, Pa is a bit lower at $30,800. Philadelphia is the #7th most expensive place to get married according to ABC News
Answer: The average cost for a Philadelphia Area Photographer and Montgomery County, Pa is $4,253 according to The Wedding Report.